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MLB Double Header: Nationals vs. Phillies, Tigers vs. Indians (Video)

The 2013 baseball season is about to take a quick recess for the MLB All Star break, and while teams, players and MLB bettors are already preparing for this annual event, there's still a lot of baseball action to catch on in coming days. So having that in mind, we bring you a quick betting preview on...
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MLB Betting: Giants and Reds Meet for First Time since 2012 Playoffs (Video)

After a disappointing 2-6 road trip that closed on Sunday with a 3-2 loss against Texas, the Cincinnati Reds return home this Monday for the first in a series of four-games against the San Francisco Giants. The two squads haven’t met since last year's National League Division Series, when the R...
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2013 MLB Season

MLB 2013 Season Preview and Predictions

The 2013 MLB Opening Week is finally here! And that only means one thing…it’s time for some baseball predictions, projections  and give a look to the available odds while we  get ready for over six months of intense action. So let’s take a look at how I think the divis...
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A Mouthful of World Series Interesting Tweets

Game 2 of the 2012 World Series is happening tonight and the San Francisco Giants have take the early lead after last night's win over the Detroit Tigers 8-3. It was a great night for Giant's fans, but I bet you'd like to know how the players are feeling. Straight from their own mouth...I've dug and ...
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Secret World Series Insider Preview: San Francisco Giants vs. Detroit Tigers

Here's the tale of the tape The San Francisco Giants against all odds, and with few believers, pulled their weight to make it to the 2012 World Series. The Cincinnati Reds couldn't, and we all know that the St. Louis Cardinals didn't when they had the chance. So now, the American League champion D...
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6 Red Hot National League Championship Series Betting Trends - Giants vs. Cardinals

Yep, it's one of those games where baseball history can be made. And yet, if there's anything to say about Game 7 of the National League Championship Series between the San Francisco Giants and the St. Louis Cardinals, it's that there's nothing for certain. The Giants avoided elimination, beating the...
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6 Red Hot American League Divisional Series Betting Trends – Baltimore Orioles vs. New York Yankees

The New York Yankees have a 2-1 series lead going into Game 4 of the ALDS battle. Baltimore closer Jim Johnson was clocked for a homer in the bottom of the ninth by Raul Ibañez, who was pinch hitting for A-Rod, to tie the game at 2-2. Ibañez also came back in the 12th to give the Yankee...
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Infield Fly Call Leaves Braves Fans Fuming, Online Betting Site Responds With Refunds (Video)

The controversial infield fly rule called by MLB umps in last Friday game between the Cardinals and the Braves has left sports bettors feeling bruised by major league sports officials. But once again, a leading online sportsbook is softening the blow felt by Atlanta Braves fans who saw their hopes an...
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6 Red Hot MLB Betting Trends - New York Yankees vs. Boston Red Sox

"It's the first time we'll have our whole lineup for a long time, which is really good," Yankees manager Joe Girardi said on Sunday.He was referring primarily about Mark Teixeira playing again after being on the injury list with a strained calf. Teixera is fourth on the team in home runs (23) and RBI...
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6 Red Hot MLB Betting Trends – Oakland Athletics vs. Detroit Tigers

The Detroit Tigers are eyeballing the American League Central title, as Justin Verlander takes the mound to face the Oakland A’s this afternoon at Comerica Park in Detroit, Michigan.   All-Star power hitter Miguel Cabrera has shouldered much of the burden of the Tigers’ winning st...
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6 Red Hot MLB Betting Trends - New York Yankees vs. Boston Red Sox

The New York Yankees pulled off a heated win from the Boston Red Sox and kept their first place lead in the American League East. However, Derek Jeter left Wednesday’s match in the eighth with what manager Joe Girardi described as a “bone bruise” after a run down the first base li...
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MLB Betting: Orioles Beat Blue Jays and Take Share of AL East Lead

The Baltimore Orioles finally made it. Only a few weeks ago, fans would never thought that Baltimore would be sharing the lead of the American League East division a month before the postseason.On Tuesday night, the Orioles demolished the Toronto Blue Jays at Rogers Centre in Toronto by the score of ...
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6 Red Hot MLB Betting Trends - St. Louis Cardinals vs. Washington Nationals

The St. Louis Cardinals are deep in the slump not having scored a run in 21 innings as they start a four-game series against the Washington Nationals tonight. The Cardinals (71-59) were shut out in the final two games in Pittsburgh after winning six of their previous seven contests and now hold only ...
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6 Red Hot MLB Betting Trends - New York Yankees vs. Texas Rangers

The New York Yankees start a four-game series at home against the Texas Rangers and David Phelps will attempt to put a dent in the Ranger's half-game lead for the best record in the American League. Phelps is starting in place of Yankees ace Carsten Charles "CC" Sabathia, who went on the disabled lis...
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6 Red Hot MLB Betting Trends - Cincinnati Reds vs. Chicago Cubs

After a stretch of 15 wins in 16 games, the once hottest team in the majors for nearly three weeks, the Cincinnati Reds will now try to avoid a season-high fifth straight loss in tonight's game against the Chicago Cubs. The Reds  fell 3-2 Wednesday, losing the advantage Mat Latos gave them after...
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6 Red Hot MLB Betting Trends - New York Yankees vs. Detroit Tigers

I've received good feedback on these betting trends articles, so I'm running a little bit of an experiment and turning them into a series, starting with tonight's Yankees-Tigers game. Let's jump right into it.Miguel Cabrera's two-run homer in Sunday’s 10-8 win over Cleveland may have sparked a ...
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6 Red Hot MLB Betting Trends - Philadelphia Phillies vs. Washington Nationals

It’s unlikely that the Philadelphia Phillies’ will win the division for the fifth straight time, but they’re certainly going to put up a fight and won’t fade into the night easily. After the trade of outfielders Hunter Pence and Shane at Tuesday’s trade deadline, Phila...
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6 Red Hot MLB Betting Trends - Houston Astros vs. Pittsburgh Pirates

The Pittsburgh Pirates begin a 10-game road trip playing against the Houston Astros this Thursday night at Minute Maid Park. They're attempting to repeat their earlier success when they swept the Astros in a four-game set at PNC Park from July 2-5, outscoring them 27-13 at that. The Pirates saved t...
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Chicago White Sox

Tuesday Night Quick Pitching Match-Up and Betting Prediction: Chicago White Sox vs. Boston Red Sox

Chicago White Sox: Pitcher Phillip Humber will be taking the mound tonight at Fenway Park, as the Sox try to rally after having lost to Boston 5-1 on Monday. Humber, who has been on the disabled list since June 17 with a strained flexor in his right elbow, is coming back not a moment too soon for his...
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2012 MLB Home Run Derby
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2012 MLB Home Run Derby: Breaking Down the Odds (Video)

As most baseball and betting fans know, the annual MLB All Star Break is one of the slowest weeks of the year. However, that does not mean there's no betting action to jump right into. This is the case of the 2012 Major League Home Run Derby set to take place this Monday night in Kansas City. We got ...
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2012 MLB Home Run Derby

Knocking It Out Of The Ballpark: Home Run Derby 2012

Starting this Monday, July 9th, the Major Leagues will take a break from its regular action for the annual MLB All Star week, but that doesn't mean that baseball bettors should do the same. While most bettors see the break as pure entertainment, there are countless prop options and special All Star g...
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The Dog Days of Sports Betting: Making Money by Betting the Underdogs

For sports bettors, especially punters just starting out, betting the favorite becomes the obvious choice. After all, they’re the favorite, so they’re more likely to win, at least on paper.But if every major league baseball game played out that way—if the favorite always crushed it&...
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Inspin.com Offers Another Free Pick for Tonight’s Reds-Giants Matchup

Date/Time: Fri, Jun 29 / 10:15:00 PM ET, AT&T Park, San Francisco, California.Pitching Matchup: Reds RH Mike Leake (2-5, 4.46 ERA) vs. Giants RH Matt Cain (9-2, 2.27). Game Overview: This Friday night, the San Francisco Giants (44-33) will try to extend their remarkable winning streak and conso...
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Minnesota Twins vs. Chicago White Sox
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Inspin.com Hurls Free Pick Down the Mound for Twins vs. White Sox Game (Video)

Date/Time: Wed, Jun 27th, 1:10:00 PM ET, Target Field, Minneapolis, Minnesota Pitching Matchup: Twins RH Nick Blackburn (4-4, 7.45 ERA) vs. White Sox LH Chris Sale (8-2, 2.24 ERA) Game Overview: Miracles do happen, even in baseball. After losing 4-1 in Monday's starter, the Chicago White Sox bounce...
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Wagering against perfect pitchers: Perfect Game Follow-up Betting (Video)

Just last week, Matt Cain of the San Francisco Giants threw a perfect game against Houston, hurling a season-high 125 pitches down the mound to solidify his place in the record books as the 22nd pitcher in 143 years of MLB history to throw a perfect game AND the only pitcher to throw a perfect game a...
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Tonight's Game Preview and Amazing 2 Star** Free Pick: Cubs v.s White Sox

Date/Time: Tue, Jun 19 / 08:10:00 PM ET, U.S Cellular Field, Chicago, IllinoisPitching Matchup: Cubs RH Travis Wood (0-3, 4.58 ERA) vs. White Sox RH Jake Peavy (6-2, 2.91 ERA) If you want today’s free 2-Star Pick, it’s at the end of this article but keep reading to get more insight on to...
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Betting on the Salami - How to make more money during MLB Interleague Play (Video)

Baseball is a game of statistics and familiarity. Pitchers analyze batter statistics and adjust their pitching strategy to improve their odds of a no-hitter. Batters use their past face time against whoever’s on the mound to anticipate what’s being hurled in their direction. Catchers anal...
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It’s A Beautiful Day For A Wager: How Weather Affects Baseball Odds

If you love baseball, you’ve probably heard the expression, “It’s a beautiful day for a ballgame” a good dozen times a season. For sportscasters, it’s a cliché that’s tossed around as often as the ball in the bullpen between pitching changes.For those watchi...
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Which MLB Slugger will have the next 3-HR Game? Bet on It! (Video)

With Josh Hamilton’s astonishing four-homer against the Baltimore Orioles on Tuesday night, odds on which MLB slugger will hit the next multi-HR-game are getting hotter than ever.In addition to becoming only the 16th player in Major League history to slam four HRs in one single game, Hamilton e...
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How many 'No-Hitters' will be thrown in MLB Baseball in 2012? Bet On It! (Video)

Now that L.A Angels’ Jered Weaver pitched the second no-hitter of the 2012 season, and 10th no-hitter in franchise history, pitchers are generating major interest in the betting industry. What’s surprising is that Weaver’s no-hitter, the 252nd in major league history, came only a fe...
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Thursday MLB Game Overview: New York Yankees at Kansas City Royals (Inspin’s 3 Star Premium Pick)

Date/Time: Thursday, May 3rd, 8:10 PM ET at Kauffman Stadium. Game Overview: The Kansas City Royals (7-16) will try to score their first home win this Thursday night when they host the New York Yankees (13-11) at the Kauffman Stadium, in the first of a series of four homestand games against the Bro...
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Miami Marlins vs. San Francisco Giants

San Francisco Giants vs. Florida Marlins – 3 Exclusive Insider Betting Trends

The Miami Marlins have played well in their first two games of their series against the San Francisco Giants. If starting pitcher Anibal Sanchez does his job well, he could give the Giants a hard time at the plate, especially if Pablo Sandoval is missing. Notwithstanding, it remains to be seen if Mar...
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Betting Edge's D-Bag of the Day: Ozzie Guillen (Video)

Time now for fresh D-Bag of the Day, and this time Betting Edge has picked Miami Marlins Manager Ozzie Guillen, who got a five day suspension this Tuesday for his recent comments praising Dictator Fidel Castro that outraged the Cuban community in Miami, many of whom are Marlins' fans.In a recent inte...
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MLB sets start times for regular-season games

Representatives of the Major League Baseball (MLB) announced on Monday the official game times for the 2012 regular season, set to kick off with the Japan Opening Series 2012 and Opening Night in the United States on April 4th.The Japan Opening Series, featuring the Seattle Mariners and Oakland Athle...
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MLB arbitration deals – Lincecum, Hamels and Saunders

As players and teams started rushing to settle arbitration cases last Monday, thirteen MLB players have now agreed to contracts, leaving 124 set to exchange figures after 142 filed for arbitration last week. This is a recap of some of the agreed deal. Tim Lincecum offered $17M after asking for $21M ...
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Wilson Ramos kidnapped in Venezuela

CARACAS, Venezuela -- Professional baseball player Wilson Ramos, a catcher seen as one of the young building blocks for the Washington Nationals, was abducted by gunmen Wednesday from his home in his native Venezuela. Ramos, a 24-year-old who just finished his rookie season, was taken away in an SUV...
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Odds to Win the World Series as of 8/11/11 by Joe D'Amico

Hello sports fans, we are just about 75% done with this MLB season. As we come down the stretch, it seems as though all 6 divisions have 2 teams that are running away with them. The AL West shows Texas and Los Angeles just 1 1/2 games apart, with Oakland and Seattle playing .400 baseball. The AL Cent...
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MLB Game of the Day July 21st Tigers vs Twins

MLB GAME OF THE DAY THURSDAY JULY 21st BY DAN THE MAN LEACH HOST SPORTS EDGE RADIO SHOW DETROIT TIGERS ( 51-46) AT MINNESOTA TWINS (51-33) 8:10 EST (CURRENT INSPIN.COM LINE IN BOLD) TIGERS -$150 TOTAL 7.5 TV FSD,FSNO PITCHING MATCH UP- TIGERS- JUSTIN VERLANDER (12-5 2.29 ERA) TWINS-CARL PAVANO (6-6 4...